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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 1-Oct-2016 to 7-Oct-2016.

God Keep Our Land, Secular and Free, if You Don’t Mind

Guest post by Chloë-Lynne Adriaans Grade 12 student   The room stills. All present wait together, one baited breath, a unity of expectation. The man in the suit, the center of all attention shifts almost imperceptibly. He’s sweating lightly, beneath his expensive suit, but his expression is one of cool … Continue reading

Comparing Constitutions

Good humoured one-upmanship is fun and healthy.  It helps us laugh at topics we usually take seriously. Canadian secularists and atheists are serious about making the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms a completely secular document because they object to the inclusion of a deity in the Charter’s preamble Whereas Canada … Continue reading

Gay Rights Are Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights The concept that gay rights are human rights should never be questioned; it should be a “truth universally acknowledged,” not just enshrined in human rights codes. The Canadian Human Rights Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Ontario Human Rights Code are … Continue reading

Alberta’s School Act Permits Charter Violations in Allowing Religious Exercises in Public Schools

It looks like it’s time for legal action against another Alberta public school for their weekly Lord’s Prayer. CTV reports that Win Ferguson public school in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta reads the Lord’s Prayer once a week at assembly and has been doing so for 37 years. A poll the school conducted … Continue reading

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